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Minerva Ortopedica e Traumatologica 2004 April;55(2):79-82

Copyright © 2004 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: Italian

Migration of K-wire from the collar bone to the supraspinatus muscle. A case report

Salvi A. E. 1, Metelli G. P. 2, Barbaro A. 2, Pazzaglia U. E. 1

1 2° Divisione di Ortopedia e Traumatologia Clinica Ortopedica e Traumatologica Spedali Civili, Brescia Università degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia 2 Divisione di Ortopedia e Traumatologia Azienda Ospedaliera Mellino Mellini Presidio Ospedaliero di Iseo, Regione Lombardia


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A case of K-wire migration to the supraspinatus muscle for acromion-clavicular dislocation treatment, in a 34-year old male patients operated 9 years before, is reported. Collar bone appeared in its anatomical position and was fully healed.

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